They were hired to take Buttercup across the Florin Channel to the neighboring country of Guilder to kill her. This would then provide the Prince with the perfect excuse to start a war with Guilder. The plan was ruined, however, when a mysterious man dressed entirely in black defeated the Sicilian Crowd and saved Buttercup. Soon after this, the mysterious stranger revealed to Buttercup that he was actually Westley, Buttercup’s true love who she thought died three years earlier. Now united with Buttercup, Westley was forced to evade the Prince and his men.
Summary: Cyclops In the story, Odysseus is still speaking to the Phaeacians, but is now telling them of his encounter with Polyphemus, the cyclops. Strong winds blew Odysseus and his men to Polyphemus’ island, where they unloaded and entered a cave that Polyphemus happened to live in. When he entered the cave, he closed the entrance with a large boulder that only he could move, trapping himself, his sheep, and Odysseus inside. After he ate some of Odysseus’ men, Odysseus devised a plan to get the cyclops to move the boulder so that the men could escape. He gave Polyphemus liquor, making him drunk, and shoved a massive makeshift spear into his the cyclops’ only eye.
The trojan horse was a wooden horse,it was used to attack Troy and it won the Trojan war. The Greeks and Troy were in a battle.“Greece and Troy were at war.” The Greek army tried to trick the Trojans by acting like they left Troy.“Then one day when they saw the greek armies sailing away, they got confused. Soon in few days, all the warships, army tents and armies disappeared. The only thing that remained were the 80 ft tall strange wooden horse.” The Greeks used logic. It helped them because then they won the war.“ There was a big battle and the Greeks won.” The trojan horse was an amazing thing in history.
He used it to outsmart many of the characters, which is most likely why he made it home after the many obstacles he faced. At the Cyclops Island when Odysseus and the 12 chosen men talk to The Cyclops, they can tell he is no good. When the Cyclops asks where their ship is, Odysseus tells him it has been wrecked so the Cyclops doesn’t try to wreck it himself or take his men. Odysseus tells Cyclops, “My ship? / Poseidon Lord, who sets the earth a-tremble, / broke it up on the rocks at your land’s end” (9.
Odysseus created an escape plan when he and his men got trapped inside the cave of a deadly Cyclops who had already eaten two of his men. Odysseus kept his cool and devised a plan to hide under the sheep of the Cyclops who were let out of the cave every morning.These actions had an effect on his men, filling them with respect. These are the kinds of actions that make Odysseus an epic hero. The faults of a person may also contribute to them becoming an epic hero. Odysseus’s large ego is one of his faults.
Such as in the story of Circe, Odysseus decided to go back to the dangerous land to save his men. “Against Eurylochus’ advice, however, Odysseus rushes to save his men from the enchantress.” (920) This shows that Odysseus chose to risk his own life and more members of his crew’s lives. Although some do say that this was a heroic act, he put his idea above those of his men. Also in the story of Scylla and Charybdis, Odysseus led his men to both of the monsters. Once his men began to get taken Odysseus could hear his men’s struggles, “Voices came down to me in anguish calling my name for the last time.” (936) In this final part of his journey to get home to Ithaca, Odysseus allowed all of his men to die when facing these sea monsters.
The person that came up with this plan was Odysseus, a very well know trickster. The plan was executed when they crafted a huge hollow horse and placed as many soldiers as they could inside of it. Then they would pretend to leave and the only person left behind would be a “traitor”. The traitor would tell the Trojans that this is a present from the Greeks and when they take it inside the soldiers would wait for night to open the gates and left the entire Greek army in. The idiom “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” means to not believe in everything that you hear or someone will trick you.
Daedalus was asked to build the famous Labyrinth in that would be used to imprison the dangerous Minotaur, which was a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man. Minos was so angry at Daedalus so he imprisoned both Daedalus and Icarus in the Labyrinth. Daedalus and Icarus had to figure out a way to escape by constructing wings and then flying to safety. He built the wings from feathers and wax that he had found in the Labyrinth. Before the two set off, he warned Icarus not to fly too low or his wings touch the waves and get wet.
EXPERIENCE escaping kyklops Polyphemus Endeavoring to escape Polyphemus’ cave, an ingenious plan was created that resulted in everyone surviving. After getting the Kyklops drunk, as a team, Odysseus and the crew worked together to blind him. Odysseus then disguised himself under a fake name, so nobody would get into trouble. “‘Nohbdy, Nohbdy tricked me, Nohbdy’s ruined me!’/… So saying/ they trailed away. And I was filled with laughter/ to
He devours two of Odysseus's men on the spot and imprisons Odysseus and the rest in his cave for future meals. While the remainder of men are frightened, Odysseus begins thinking up how to flee. He successfully outsmarts the cyclops and escapes. This shows that in times of horror and grief, to remain calm and remember the enemy may appear stronger, however, a mind has the strength of a million